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Bukka White

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    Aftermath: Depeche Mode's Black and Blue Celebration at The Woodlands

    Photos by Eric Sauseda​ Far, far away from the group once known for bubbly synth-pop anthems like "Just Can't Get Enough" and "Everything Counts," Depeche Mode circa 2009 has pressed its small army of keyboards and electronics into the service of primal urges and raw sexuality. Not terribly surpri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Get Lit: Delta Blues by Ted Gioia

    Raw and untamed in its sound, performed by larger-than-life characters who might have popped out of fiction, and shrouded in a (often self-mythologizing) mystery, it's no wonder that the Delta blues attract such interest and scholarship, and is lauded as the most "true" distillation of the genre. Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Eyeballin': Down the Tracks: The Music That Influenced Led Zeppelin

    Even the most naïve and surface Led Zeppelin listener tell you at least that they were influenced "by the blues." But this insightful and surprisingly solid documentary goes way further in delving into the sound and the performers which were in the minds (and on the home stereos) of Mssrs. Page and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2007

    Day of the Dead at the Graves of Southeast Texas Music Legends

    As some of you may remember, I wrote about visiting the graves of southeast Texas music legends on Day of the Dead. Last Friday, Press music listings editor Brett Koshkin and I did just that. Or tried to, at least. The plan was to head up to Navasota’s Oakland / Resthaven cemetery, where both Ma ... More >>

  • Music

    March 29, 2007

    Paradise by the Dashboard Light/Houston Music

    Racket again ventures downtown in search of musical serendipity

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    Brother from Another Planet

    Harlem Slim is what happens when a talented white guy with sales experience jumps into the blues

  • Music

    December 5, 1996
  • Music

    February 22, 1996

    Stolen Moments

    Jonny Polonsky knows that a little larceny never hurt rock and roll

  • Music

    January 19, 1995

    Talkin' Townes Van Zandt

    Despite years of commercial and self neglect, the songs are still coming through

  • Music

    May 26, 1994

    Moore to Know

    Dave Moore follows a musical trail from Iowa to Italy

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